Bay Area Researchers Say Experimental Coronavirus Treatment Comes With Risks for PresidentAmong the treatments for COVID-19 that President Trump received Friday is an experimental antibody drug that is being tested in 70 locations in the United States, including the Bay Area.
Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 15,000 in California; Nearly 200,000 NationwideCalifornia’s death count from the coronavirus surpassed 15,000 on Sunday even as the state saw widespread improvement in infection levels.
Health Inspectors Evaluate San Francisco Schools in Advance of ReopeningBack-to-school health inspections are now underway in San Francisco and, with the health department’s blessing, some schools plan to bring back younger students soon.
Contra Costa County Aligns With COVID-19 State Guidelines, Eases RestrictionsContra Costa County Health officials have decided to align the county guidelines with the state, effectively doing away with any local restrictions.
Coronavirus Roundup: Most CSU Classes to Remain Online Through Spring 2021Most California State University classes will continue to be held online for the spring term that begins in January 2021, with fewer students living on campus than normal.
Outdoor Dining No Panacea for SF Restaurants Suffering Pandemic Revenue PlungeSan Francisco restaurant sales have dropped 91 percent since the pandemic began, a new survey shows, and almost half of the city's eateries are closed, temporarily or permanently.
San Francisco Mayor Breed Outlines City's Budget To Battle Coronavirus PandemicMayor London Breed on Tuesday offered up some details on the city's fight against COVID-19 and its financial impact in the months to come.
Masks Worn Amid COVID-19 May Lead To Form Of ImmunityAs the Bay Area and the nation continue to struggle with the coronavirus pandemic, there is growing evidence that wearing a mask may result in a surprising benefit.
Flu Shots Will Be Required at All UC Campuses by NovemberAll UC students and workers will be required to get a flu shot this fall following an executive order from UC president Janet Napolitano issued Friday.
Coronavirus Research Yields New Roadmap for Treatment OptionsAs the pandemic continues and hits record numbers in California and nationwide, there is more information coming out to help doctors understand it.
Diabetic San Quentin Inmate Says He Was Released to Quarantine at Novato Hotel Without FoodA diabetic San Quentin inmate claims he was dropped off at a Novato hotel to quarantine for two weeks, only to be left stranded without any support or a single meal.
Airbnb Shutters Party Houses Amid COVID-19 ClustersAirbnb said Friday it's cracking down on party houses throughout New Jersey after state health officials warned house parties led to clusters of COVID-19 outbreaks.
Coronavirus Found in Yosemite National Park SewageTests of untreated waste water from Yosemite National Park have confirmed the presence of coronavirus and the recently-reopened park is cutting the number of vehicle passes in half.
Reopened Then Shut, Contra Costa County Cancels Indoor Religious GatheringsA rise in coronavirus cases has prompted Contra Costa County to once again cancel all indoor church services just days after they were allowed to reopen.
Lawmakers, Advocates Question Specifics of Gov. Newsom's Prison Inmate Release PlanCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that roughly 8,000 prisoners will be released to try to contain the COVID-19 outbreak at state prisons.